The tempest

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Generally believed to be the last play written solely by Shakespeare, The Tempest centers on a banished noble who uses sorcery to confront his foes. In this play, Shakespeare offers some of his most insightful meditations on themes ranging from vengeance and forgiveness to nature and nurture. Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern Library series incorporates definitive texts and authoritative notes from William Shakespeare: Complete Works. Each play includes an Introduction, as well as an overview of Shakespeare’s theatrical career; commentary on past and current productions based on interviews with leading directors, actors, and designers; scene-by-scene analysis; key facts about the work; a chronology of Shakespeare’s life and times; and black-and-white illustrations. Ideal for students, theater professionals, and general readers, these modern and accessible editions set a new standard in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century. Praise for William Shakespeare: Complete Works“A remarkable edition, one that makes Shakespeare’s extraordinary accomplishment more vivid than ever.” –James Shapiro, professor, Columbia University, bestselling author of A Year in the Life of Shakespeare: 1599“Two eminent Shakespeareans . . . have applied modern editing techniques and recent scholarship to correct and update the First Folio. . . . Superb.”–The New York Times“A feast of literary and historical information.”–The Wall Street Journal“I look forward to using it over many years, enjoying Bate’s perceptive comments, trusting Rasmussen’s textual scholarship.”–Peter Holland, president of the Shakespeare Association of America and editor of Shakespeare Survey
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subject_facet Fathers and daughters -- Drama, Islands -- Drama, Magicians -- Drama, Political refugees -- Drama, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism, Textual, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Tempest, Shipwreck victims -- Drama, Spirits -- Drama
title_display The tempest
title_full The Tempest, The tempest / William Shakespeare ; edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen ; introduction by Jonathan Bate, The tempest / William Shakespeare ; edited by Peter Holland, The tempest / edited by Virginia Mason Vaughan and Alden T. Vaughan
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